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World’s Famous Turkish Specialists

World’s Famous Turkish Specialists

  • 3 March 2021

In recent years, as all the world knows, Turkey has stood for many Turks doctor’s name and achievements in the field of international health. Turkish doctors continue to write their names in the health history with their works all across the world and in Turkey. We have compiled Turkish doctors who have made a strong impression with their success and achieved great success in the field of health for you. We want to make a small note before we start our list. We could only include a limited number of Turkish doctors in the list. Unfortunately our content is not enough to describe the success of Turkish doctors beyond the borders of the country.

Prof. Dr. Gazi Yaşargil ‘Nerve Surgeon of the Century’

Prof. Dr. Gazi Yaşargil 'Nerve Surgeon of the Century'

Prof. Dr. M. Gazi Gazi Yaşargil is known as the founder of modern neurosurgery in the world. The successful doctor who trained hundreds of scientists and gave life to thousands of patients was declared as the ` Neurosurgeon of the Century` by the American Association of Surgeons.

Yaşargil who found the treatment of epilepsy and brain tumor disorders and brain tumor disorders was the first physician later the chief physician and then the professor and head of the Zurich University Hospital Neural Surgery Department from 1953 until his retirement in 1999.

Prof. Dr. Münci Kalayoğlu ‘The world most creative living pediatric surgent’

Prof. Dr. Münci Kalayoğlu ` The world most creative living pediatric surgent`

Known worldwide for his success in organ transplantation and pediatric surgery, Prof. Dr. Münci Kalayoğlu is among the most successful names in his field. Kalayoğlu, who is the President of Memorial Şişli Organ Transplantation Center, is a name selected as “One of the 20 Most Creative Living Pediatric Surgeons in the World” by “Top Master’s in Healthcare Administration”, one of the most prestigious organizations in America.

Standing out with the contributions he made in the field of pediatric surgery and the surgical methods he developed, Kalayoğlu helped many patients regain their health.

Prof. Dr. Ömer Özkan: First Full Face Transplant

Prof. Dr. Ömer Özkan: First Full Face Transplant

Prof. Dr. Ömer Özkan is known in the field both in Turkey and abroad with the health history of success in the transplant field name. Turkey’s first full face transplant carried out successfully by Özkan, also made the first double arm transplant in the country.

Only successful doctor who signed the first in the world not only in Turkey, the first name that performs the uterus transplants from cadavers in the world.

Özkan is a name that has been deemed worthy of many awards for his achievements. Özkan, who was awarded the PSEF Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Scientific Essay Contest Junior Basic Science Award in 2002, received the Akdeniz University Incentive Award in 2007.

Dr. Murat Digiçaylıoğlu: Treatment That Prevents Brain Cell Death

Dr. Murat Digiçaylıoğlu: Treatment That Prevents Brain Cell Death

Dr. Murat Digiçaylıoğlu made a great discovery for the health world. Digiçaylıoğlu, whose work is published in the American Naturel Magazine, is known worldwide for his contributions to the field.


Prof. Dr. Tayfun Aybek: Golden Scalpel

Prof. Dr. Tayfun Aybek: Golden Scalpel

Known worldwide as the “Golden Scalpel”, Prof. Dr. Tayfun Aybek owes this nickname to his heart surgeries using robot technology. Known for his important work in the field of heart health, Aybek went down in the history of world health with a chip he developed. The successful doctor, who developed an electronic chip that notifies the heart attack beforehand, is still working as the Head of the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, TOBB ETU University, Faculty of Medicine Hospital.

Prof. Dr. Hande Özdinler: A Revolution in ALS Treatment

Prof. Dr. Hande Özdinler: A Revolution in ALS Treatment

Prof. Dr. Hande Özdinler is a name written in the history of the world with his study on nerve cells. The study conducted by Dr. Javier Jara and Dr. Barış Genç under the leadership of Özdinler found that the absence of the gene associated with Parkinson’s disease exposes motor-neurons in the brain to increased pressure and leads to neurodegeneration. This discovery opened a whole new door in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease.

Prof. Dr. Hande Özdinler and her team made an important discovery for ALS and all other nerve cell diseases by allowing dead brain cells to be seen in fluorescent light, and was awarded a record $ 2.5 million support award by the American National Health Institute.

Prof. Dr. Murat Günel: Genius Turkish

Prof. Dr. Murat Günel: Genius Turkish

Prof. Dr. Murat Günel, who works as the Head of Neurosurgery and Vascular Diseases Department and Director of the Brain Genetics Program at Yale University, is known worldwide as a “Genius Turk”. “Genius Turk”, who also serves as the President of the Turkish American Medical Association, is a name shown among the “Top 10 Inventions of 2010” by Science, one of the most respected scientific journals in the world.

Günel, who discovered the gene that distinguishes human from other species and prepares the ground for the formation of intelligence by shaping the human brain, made an invention that plays a critical role in preventing cerebral diseases with this discovery.


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  • […] There are doctors in Turkey who have a global reputation, whose work has been published in the most prestigious journals, and there are also many doctors who are experts in their respective fields.Turkish doctors, who offer world-class services, fill the eyes with medical breakthroughs and new approaches. The emphasis placed on medical education in Turkey has had a significant effect on this achievement. The sensitivity given to medical education allows for the education of doctors who are experienced in their field and who add to the medical literature with new knowledge and methods. For example, a professor called the “neurosurgeon of the century” has contributed significantly to the education of thousands of brain and neurosurgeons. Prof. Dr. Gazi Yasargil continues to treat patients and teach at Yeditepe University’s Department of Brain and Neurosurgery. Also, a professor who succeeds in operations with a low success rate, such as a face transplant or a uterus transplant, Dr. Omer Ozkan continues his work in Antalya. For more detailed information about Turkish doctors who have been appreciated for their achievements around the world, you can visit our article about “World Famous Turkish Doctors“. […]

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